Victory Over Death by Jesse Hendley

Jesse M. Hendley
Philippians 1:21
II Corinthians 5:1-2

There is a way to have VICTORY over death, and we want
to speak of that which Paul tells us in First
Corinthians about this victory, through the Lord Jesus

Do you ever wonder what your last act on earth will
be? Wouldn't it be wonderful, if, like the Lord Jesus,
your last act was to save a soul? When Jesus hung on
the Cross, he took with Him a thief who believed on

Three or four years after the sinking of the Titanic,
a young Scotsman arose in a meeting in Hamilton,
Canada, and said, "I was on the Titanic when she sank.
I drifted alone on a spar in the icy water on that
awful night. A wave brought John Harper, of Glasgow,
near to me. He, too, was holding on to a piece of
wreck. 'Man, are you saved?' he shouted. 'No, I am
not,' was my reply. He answered, "Believe on the Lord
Jesus Christ and thou shalt be saved." The waves bore
him away, but a little later, he was washed back along
side me. 'Are you saved now?' he said, 'No,' I
replied. 'I cannot honestly say that I am.' Once more
he repeated the verse: 'Believe on the Lord Jesus
Christ and thou shalt be saved!' Then, losing his
life, he sank beneath the waves. And there, alone in
the night, and with two miles of water under me, I
BELIEVED. I am John Harper's last convert." His last

Death is SOLEMN, even for a Christian, because it
means going to meet the LORD. We will give an account
of our lives since we have been saved. The
sin-question has been settled; but the matter of our
SERVICE TO GOD will be awaiting us. Oh, how important
it is for us to have victory in death! If we are
trusting God's Son, the Lord Jesus Christ, then we
have nothing to fear in death itself.

I clipped a little item from a New York newspaper. It
concerns one of the most talked-about topics of the
times, HEART TROUBLE. The 1950 Heart Disease Campaign
will try to raise ...

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